- Spice and Herbs for Health
for salt-free spice blend, but also breaks down sugar
times faster than insulin (tested at the Human Research Center,
Beltsville, Maryland). Has a skin and cancer benefit. Add to
or coffee drip machines. Available in ground / powder
for those who do not want to fish for the leaf. Good
sore throat. Mix with
water and apply to sprains and
Bay Leaf works for digestion, headaches, stable sugar,
general health. It may help
those with arthritis.
heartburn caused by onion or garlic.
to treat Celiac disease
and acid reflux
cholesterol by 17%, stable sugar levels, breaks down
fats, some tests show benefit in killing e-coli,
and controls hunger. Settles acid in digestion.
- Inflammation, pain, and
swelling. Aid Carpel
- is to steep in tea. Aids in digestion and bloating.
- Cancer Institute, Madras, in
India, cumin was found to block
- 83 % of the chromosome
damage that is done by cancer
- causing chemicals.
- reducing cholesterol /
triglycerides by up to 17%. It has a small but notably
positive effect on blood pressure. "In places where the
consumption of garlic is high, there's a decreased risk of
stomach and colon cancer"
from breaking down beef fat, it aids digestion, helps
airsickness, good for arthritis
or rheumatism, and reduces migraine pain.
as digestion aid, but the best effect is French’s because
has Turmeric and vinegar, it will work, but adding more
for sleep, indigestion aid, heartburn, and acid reflux.
- "has been shown by
research to have 42 times more antioxidant activity than
apples and 12 times more than oranges." Oregano contains
a powerful cancer-fighting compound called rosmarinic acid as
well, and its anti-inflammatory properties make it useful
- in supporting joint
function. Oregano is also a source of calcium,
magnesium, zinc, iron and potassium
Inhalation of peppermint vapors is great for
tough colds, laryngitis
and chest complaints, such as bronchitis
Steam treatment carries essential oils directly
to sinuses and lungs, and provides warm, moist air to help open
nasal and bronchial passages.
To do a steam, boil a pan of water, turn off
the heat, cool 1 minute,
add 3-6 drops of essential oils to the water,
and use a towel to corral the steam around your head as you breathe
deeply. Essential oils can also be used in many humidifiers, or as
an ingredient in steamy hot bath water.
5 to 10 drops of peppermint oil to 2 quarts of water for vaporizer
the essential oils used in Vicks products are synthetic, not pure
-------- for mice -----------
The reason why it is works is because mice do
not like the smell and are acutely affected by the aroma. I would
recommend saturating a cotton ball and strategically placing at
entry points throughout the home. insect repellant as well, but bay
leaf works better for ants.
- Stevia is a non-caloric herb
used as a sweetener.
- Clinical research suggests
that stevioside, a constituent of
- Stevia, might reduce
postprandial glucose levels by 18%
- in people with Type II
University report that curcumin, a compound in Tumeric, corrects the
defect of cystic fibrosis in mice.
May help to
and/or prevent ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
anti-inflammatory properties that make it useful as
pain reliever. Pastes made from turmeric powder are used
treat sprains and swelling, skin disorders and insect bites.
can also be used as a mouth rinse to treat pain caused by
problems. It has cholesterol-lowering
tsp three times a day for 8 weeks has shown 25% reduction
acid reflux. Helps with cancerous
tumors when taken daily. Helps with joint pains. It works by
cleaning blood toxins, so it takes weeks to get full benefits,
but digestion aid is within an hour.
turmeric daily has been shown to eliminate up
80% of gall stones in just a few weeks. Turmeric
has been proven effective at destroying certain types of
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
a study which showed that when curcumin was introduced into cell
cultures containing multiple myeloma
type of cancer), it stopped the cancer cells from
and those that were left died. Previous research indicates that it
may be effective in fighting other cancers.
best of all, it has no known side effects, even in very
amounts. Turmeric helps the body to use insulin more efficiently,
making it great to use for both type #1 and type
diabetes. May be useful in the treatment of
- Alzheimer's disease,
according to a new study published in
- the Proceedings of the
National Academy of Sciences.
- ** Diet Soda – Several
reports are available online on the side effects of almost all diet
- World Environmental
Conference - Symptoms such as fibromyalgia, spasms, shooting
- pains, numbness of the legs,
cramps, vertigo, seizures, dizziness, headaches, tinnitus
- (ringing in the ears), joint
pain, depression, anxiety attacks, slurred speech, blurred vision
- and memory loss were sighted
in conjunction with aspartame consumption.
Journal of the American Heart Association on sugar free and sugar
- The Framingham
Heart Study has
been following 6,000 participants since 1948.
heart study participants were free of any signs of metabolic
syndrome when the
- Metabolic syndrome includes
the following signs: high blood pressure , elevated
triglycerides , low levels of heart-protecting HDL
cholesterol , high fasting
excessive waist circumference
soda and other drinks contain phosphoric acid which interferes with
who are used to drinking soda on a regular basis are at high risk of
fracture and weakening of bones.